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Data Scientist

Liberty Lending, LLC

This is a Full-time position in New York, NY posted June 9, 2021.

Company Description

Liberty Lending, LLC is a leading online platform that provides innovative borrowing solutions to deserving customers.

The company, headquartered in New York City, was founded by people who truly understand “smart debt” and want to help consumers get ahead to achieve financial success.

Liberty Lending, LLC continues to innovate the lending process and provides a unique product mix to consumers in need that is hard to replicate.

Liberty Lending, LLC holds distinct advantages over other marketplace lenders from their customer acquisition channels and unique product mix to targeted customer, investor focus, and capital and infrastructure support.

Liberty Lending, LLC holds an A+ rating by the BBB and is a fast growing and reputable financial service provider in the FinTech sector.

We are actively looking for motivated team members to grow with us!

Who We’re Looking For:

We are looking for a curious and collaborative Data Scientist to solve business problems using data.

As a Data Scientist, you will use analytical, statistical and programming skills to collect, analyze and interpret large dataset.

Then you will develop data-driven business solutions.

This role will report to a senior Data Scientist.

What You’ll Do:
Mine and analyze data from internal database and external vendor data to optimize and improve business decisioning Research and evaluate new data vendors and make recommendations Engineer new features and determine feature importance Develop custom predictive models to optimize various functions across the organization, including marketing, risk, and operations Develop processes and tools to monitor and analyze model performance and data accuracy Work independently to create data-backed recommendations to help Sr.

manger make strategic business decision

What You Should Have:
Masters or PhD in Mathematics, Statistics, Econometrics, Operation Research, Industrial Engineering, Computer Science, or relevant fields is required.

5+ years of experience extracting, cleaning, manipulating datasets and building statistical models.

Experience using Python to manipulate data and draw insights from large data sets.

Experience applying unsupervised and supervised machine learning algorithms: clustering, decision trees, regression, etc.

Understand their real-world advantages/drawbacks.

Experience applying advanced machine learning algorithms: boosting, ensembles, neural networks, gridsearch, etc.

understand their real-world advantages/drawbacks; have intuition on the best algo & hyperparameter to leverage Good communication and presentation skills Bonus experience in the following: unstructured data, BeautifulSoup, NLP, time-series modeling, RNN Experience in lending is preferred

What We Offer

We believe in a team-first culture, full of rewards and recognition for our team member’s.

We are dedicated to our team member’s success and growth within the company.

Our extensive benefits package includes:
Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits 401(k) match Paid Holidays, Sick Days, and Vacation 10 weeks paid parental leave Pre-tax Transit Benefits Discounted Gym Membership No-cost Life Insurance Benefits

Why Join Us?

Be a part of a pioneering growth company located in the financial district of NYC Experience the excitement and learn from being part of an incredibly fast-growing young company.

Be pivotal in scaling the business Enjoy the agility and flexibility offered by a startup culture.

A sociable, relaxed and friendly work environment We will help you make your mark.

Make a real impact on the business with huge opportunities to grow and develop.